Kathy & Jim Sawada Toronto, Canada

Cherry and Lacewood

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This urn is made from a beautifuly figured piece of Cherry with accents of Lacewood and Bloodwood on the top. No stains or dyes have been used. The rich colours that you see are the natural colours of the finished woods.

Interior and exterior are finished with Danish Oil, a penetrating resin. Exterior is further finished with a three-stage wax process, the final stage being carnuba.  The resultant finish is smooth, durable, and appealing.

Overall exterior dimensions are about 10 1/2" x 8" x 3 3/4" (26.7 x 20.3 x 9.5 cm).

Internal dimensions are about 9.5" x 7" x 3" (24.1 x 17.8 x 7.6 cm).

Internal capacity is 200 cubic inches (3277 cm3).

Access is from bottom which is secured with six screws.

Woods Used:

Cherry , Lacewood, Bloodwood


Mitred corners reinforced with Bloodwood keys.

Sides are solid 1/2" (13mm) thick Cherry

Top is made from solid 1/4" (6mm) thick laminated bands of Cherry, Lacewood and Bloodwood.